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Harvard Has a Free Online 12-Module Digital Photo Course

Want to learn photography from Harvard? (Yes, that <i>Harvard</i>.) It turns out you can easily do so, even without being a student. The oldest institution …

Learning

The Importance of Your Knife and a Backup Bug out Bag

Written by Guest Contributor on The Prepper Journal. <i></i> <i></i> <i></i> <i></i> <i></i> 3.92/5 (145) <b>Editor’s Note:</b><i> This post is another entry in the</i> <i>Prepper Writing Contest</i><i> from D.</i> …

Aperture 101 Primer And Overview

Everything in today’s world is auto this, auto that, immediate feedback, connectivity based, etc. We expect everything to be fast and work perfectly. …

This 17-year-old’s amazing drone videos will put your holiday snaps to shame

Mathias Haughom, a 17-year-old student from Norway, got into drone photography “just for fun” – shooting scenes of the mountains and countryside around his home. But these are no home movies – these are epic films featuring some of Europe’s most incredible landscapes. Haughom is one seriously …

Korryn Gaines and the Erasure of Violence Against Black Women

The #SayHerName movement wants to make public the private violence black women face.<p>“Who is outside?”<p>“The police.”<p>“What are they trying to do?”<p>“They’re trying to kill us.”<p>“Do you want to go out there?”<p>“No.”<p>These are amongst the last words uttered by Korryn Gaines to her child before they were both …

SHTF Plan: Preparing for a Power Outage

Written by Guest Contributor on The Prepper Journal.The number one thing I prepare for is a POWER OUTAGE when SHTF. Every SHTF series of events, …

The best Redwood parks to escape the crowds

Vacation crowds can turn Yosemite, Big Sur, Monterey, South Lake Tahoe and San Francisco into pressure cookers. The Redwood Empire can provide a relief valve. In that empire is an array of state and national parks, plus national forests, and within them, 60 campgrounds, dozens of trailheads and …

Journey Through the Largest Cave in the World

Changing Planet<p>Sơn Đoòng Cave—the largest in the world—wasn’t discovered until 2009. Now, National Geographic grantee and photojournalist Martin Edström, takes us deep inside Sơn Đoòng as he tries to capture its overwhelming size and beauty in 360 degrees.<p>The effort to share Sơn Đoòng (also known …

How To Pack A Cooler For Camping Like A Pro

<i>The editors of</i> Sunset Magazine <i>are no strangers to the great outdoors — the western U.S. has some of the best camping in the country, and</i> Camp Sunset</i> …

The 10 Most Deserted National Parks in America

There's more attention than ever to national parks, and travelers everywhere are reserving campsites and plotting adventurous itineraries to these …

Travel Bug Out Bags: Your Lifeline out on the Road

You’re hundreds of miles from home, enjoying a weekend of relaxation when all of a sudden disaster strikes; you're stuck in a new area, with no way …

The American Hiking Trails You Must Do Before You Die

Shutterstock<p>Panorama Trail<p><b>Where it is:</b> Yosemite National Park, CA<b><br>Distance:</b> 8.5 miles<br>Have your GoPro ready—you're definitely going to want to capture …

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10 Facts About Olympic National Park

Located on the Olympic Peninsula in Washington state, Olympic National Park features one of the most unique collections of landscapes in a U.S. …

17 Rocky Mountain Adventures To Take In This Lifetime

For purple mountain majesties...<p><i>Update: A previous version of this post incorrectly stated that #12 was the Blue Lake near Telluride.</i>

Mount Rainier National Park is the gem of Washington State

Mount Rainier National Park is located in the lovely state of Washington and has one of the tallest mountains in the U.S., which is also one of the …

12 Breathtaking Photos That Will Make You Want to Hike the John Muir Trail

The <b>John Muir Hiking Trail</b> (a.k.a. the motherland of breathtaking views) is named after the nation's most influential naturalists and founder of the …

15 Awesome Things You Can Do With Oatmeal

What if we told you that you could lose weight, lower your cholesterol and reduce your risk of type 2 diabetes for as little as 13 <i>cents</i> per day? You …

Breakfast

23 Must-Do Hikes in the National Parks

Photo: Michael Matti<p>You can't see all the beauty of the National Parks from your car or the visitor center. You need to hit the trail and get into the wild to really capture all that the parks have to offer. Take a look at this list, lace up your hiking boots, and start planning your next hiking …

15 American Campsites To Visit At Least Once In Your Life

It is so easy to forget about the wonders that the U.S. has to offer! That's why you need to see these campsites at least once in your life!

Yosemite Country: Must-Dos Outside the Park

For outdoor enthusiasts and history buffs, Tuolumne County offers plenty of adventure just outside Yosemite National Park.<p>About four million people visit Yosemite National Park each year—and over half of them take their trips between June and September (a mere glimpse of the unreal, glacier-cut …

Need An Adventure? Now Is The Best Time To Visit Yellowstone National Park!

Yellowstone National Park is one of the big ones. One of the places you’ve probably “always been meaning to get to.” It’s bucket list fodder — sprawling and epic and legendary — like the Grand Canyon or the Everglades.<p>People love Yellowstone. But that love comes at a cost: This year, the park is on …

National Parks

Beyond Half Dome: Five Yosemite Secrets

<b>Yosemite National Park</b> is about as big as the state of Rhode Island (both are roughly 1,200 square miles). Despite the park’s size, most people who visit make a beeline for one place, the Yosemite Valley, and confine their exploration to this mile-wide, 7-mile-long canyon cut by the Merced …

National Parks

12 American National Parks You Need To Add To Your Bucket List

Explore The Subway Top-Down | Photo: Chris Burkard<p>American writer, historian, and environmentalist, Wallace Stegner, once said that the National Parks are "the best idea we ever had". We couldn't agree more. The only problem - and it's definitely a good problem - is there are so many parks and so …

Top 10 Most Visited National Parks

The number of people who visit America's national parks is staggering—over 331 million visits were documented in 2017. Wonder which parks are the most popular? Here are the top ten.

SCAVENGING FOR FOOD AND SUPPLIES IN A POST-APOCALYPTIC WASTELAND

• Home<br>• ><br>• Survival<br>• ><br>• SCAVENGING FOR FOOD AND SUPPLIES IN A POST-APOCALYPTIC WASTELAND<p>posted 3 years ago<br>Categories: Survival<p>Here is a guide to scavenging for …

No more bulky camping gear! All-in-one tent inspired by spacesuits combines insulated shelter with a sleeping bag and mat

• Home<br>• ><br>• Camping<br>• ><br>• No more bulky camping gear! All-in-one tent inspired by spacesuits combines insulated shelter with a sleeping bag and mat<p>posted 3 years …

The do's and don'ts of Yellowstone National Park

Do's and don'ts in Yellowstone National Park:<p><b>Don't get within 100 yards of a wolf or bear</b>, or within 25 yards of bison, elk, bighorn sheep, deer, moose and coyotes. Rangers say more people are hurt by bison than by bears. (Bison can run about 35 mph — three times faster than most people.)<p><b>Don't</b> …

National Parks

Day Hikes in Tuolumne Meadows - Yosemite National Park (U.S. National Park Service)

The Tioga Road, which provides the only access by car to these hikes, usually opens around late May or early June, depending on conditions. Once the …